Hidalgo County, Texas's estimated population is 887,934 with a growth rate of 0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hidalgo County, Texas is the 9th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 779,149 and has seen a growth of 13.96% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.74%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 73.27%.
17.29% of Hidalgo County, Texas residents speak only English, while 82.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 81.58% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo County, Texas is Hispanic, with 29.63% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.25%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hidalgo County, Texas
73.66% of Hidalgo County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 63.69% having been born in Texas. 18.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.